2001 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science
Sept. 9-12, 2001
Todoroki Arena, Kawasaki, Kanagawa (Sep.9)
Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute (Sep.10 and 11)
Nagoya University (Sep.12)

- For the Technological Innovation in the 21st Century -

Advance Program (V.1.0)

Location: Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute(Sep.10 and 11)

September 10 (Mon.)

10:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony

Plenary Lectures (Hall)

10:30-11:30 A Small Biped Entertainment Robot

Mr. Yoshihiro Kuroki, Sony, Japan

11:30-12:30 Results of R&D on the Catheter Type Micromachine

Mr. Ryo Ohta, Olympus Optical, Japan

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Plenary Lectures (Hall)

13:30-14:30 BioMEMS Applications in Medicine

Prof. Dennis L. Polla, SurroMed, University of Minnesota, USA

14:30-15:30 MEMS for IT Applications

Dr. Sukhan Lee, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Keynote Lecture (Hall)

16:00-17:00 Hybrid Structures of Carbon Nanotubes and Other Materials

Dr. Sumio Iijima, Meijo University, NEC Laboratories, Japan

17:00-18:30 Reception Party Exhibition room (1st floor)

September 11 (Tue.)

Invited Talk

9:10-10:00 Amorphous Wire & CMOS IC Based Sensitive Micro Magnetic Sensors (MI Sensor and SI Sensor) and Application.

Prof. Kaneo Mohri, Nagoya University, Japan

10:00-10:20 Coffee Break

Technical Sessions

Session A-1: Microfabrication and Property (Conference Room 1)

10:20-10:40 Micro Machining of Diamond by Ferrous Material

S. Shabouk and T. Nakamoto, Nagoya University, Japan

10:40-11:00 Fabrication Error in Resonant Frequency of Microstrip Antenna

K. Y. Yazdandoost and K. Sato, Nagoya University, Japan

11:00-11:20 Analysis of Driving Ability of Bimorph-Type Bending Actuators Synthesized by Hydrothermal Method

L. Du, F. Arai , T. Fukuda and G. Kwon, Nagoya University, Japan, K. Itoigawa and Y. Tsukahara

11:20-11:40 Comparative Study of Spin Coated and Sputtered PMMA as an Etch Mask for Silicon Micromachining

D. Bodas, R.V. Dabhade, S. Patil and S. A. Gangal, University of Pune, India

11:40-12:30 Explanation of Exhibition (Conference Room 1)

Session A-2: Microrobots (Conference Room 2)

10:20-10:40 Wireless Link System for Communication and Energy Transmission of Microrobot

N. Mitumoto, K. Tsuruta, T. Shibata and N. Kawahara, DENSO Corporation, Japan

10:40-11:00 Fish-like Underwater Microrobot with Multi DOF

S. Guo and Y. Hasegawa, Kagawa University, Japan, T. Fukuda, K. Asaka

11:00-11:20 Micro Air Speedometer for MAVs

X. Wang, Z. Zhou, G. Wang and R. You, Tsinghua University, China

11:20-11:40 Research of Communication Mechanism of Multi-Agent Robot Systems

Z. Gao, G. Yan, G. Ding and H. Huang, Shanghai JIAOTONG University, China

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Technical Sessions

Session B-1: Microcomponents and Microdevices (Conference Room 1)

13:30-13:50 Micro Touch Sensor Array Made by the Hydrothermal Method

G. Kwon, F. Arai and T. Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan, K. Itoigawa and Y. Tsukahara

13:50-14:10 Sensitivity Analysis for a Piezoresistive Rotary Movement Micro Gyroscope

S. Nakano and S. Sugiyama, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, T. Toriyama

14:10-14:30 Micro Force-moment Sensor with Six Degrees of Freedom

D. Viet Dao, J. Wells and S. Sugiyama Ritsumeikan University, Japan, T. Toriyama

14:30-14:50 Acoustic Impedance Control System Using a Compact Impact Drive Actuator

Y. Hamuro, M. Yoda and S. Konishi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

14:50-15:10 Modeling and Vibration Analysis of Quartz Yaw-Rate Sensor to Reduce Mechanical Coupling

M. Fujiyoshi, Y. Nonomura, Y. Omura and K. Tsukada, Toyota CRL, Japan,
S. Matsushige and N. Kurata

15:10-15:30 A Simple Method for Determination of Thermal Conductivity Coefficients of Dielectric Films

C. Hsiang Pan, National Chin-Yi Institute of Technology, Taiwan, and C. Li Tung

Session B-2: Micro/nano-positioning (Conference Room 2)

13:30-13:50 Micro Robot Actuated by Rapid Deformation of Piezoelectric Elements

R. Fukui, A. Torii and A. Ueda, Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan

13:50-14:10 L-shaped Seal Mechanism with 3 Degrees of Freedom

K. Furutani, N. Ohta and M. Ohta, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan

14:10-14:30 Production of Micro Mechanisms Using a Magnetic Parallel Motion Hand

T. Nakamura and S. Ohno, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

14:30-14:50 An Electro-thermally Driven Microactuator with Bilateral Motion in Plane and Out-off Plane

C. Hsiang Pan, National Chin-Yi Institute of Technology, Taiwan, S. Yu Tyan

14:50-15:10 Position Measurement Using Atomic Force Microscopy

O. Doi, A. Torii and A. Ueda, Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan

15:10-15:30 Micro In-pipe Robots with PZT Actuator for Small Pipe

L. Sun, Y. Zhang, P. Sun and Z. Gong, Shanghai University, China

15:30-15:50 Coffee Break

Technical Sessions

Session C-1: Measurement and System Control (Conference Room 1)

15:50-16:10 Development of Non-restrictive Sensing System for Sleeping Person Using Fiber Grating Vision Sensor

H. Aoki and M. Nakajima, Keio University, Japan, Y. Takemura and K. Mimura

16:10-16:30 Development of Robot Simulator (SAFE-CAD) for Safety design and Control

K. Ikuta, H. Ishii and M. Nokata, Nagoya University, Japan

16:30-16:50 Static and Dynamic Simulator Based Intelligent Agentry of the Motion Control of a Bipedal Robot

A. Khoukhi, Canada

16:50-17:10 Virtual Dynamic Modelization, Control and Identification of Bipedal Robots

A. Khoukhi, Canada, A. Akilal

17:10-17:30 Research on the Locomotion Mechanism of Snake-like Robot

H. Liu, G. Yan and G. Ding, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China

17:30-17:50 Development of Energy Function Algorithm for Improving the Stability Assessment Criterion of Power Systems

M. S. Abd'El Moteleb and F. Ghali, Electronics Research Institute, Egypt

Session C-2: Micro/nano-manipulation and Control (Conference Room 2)

15:50-16:10 PZT Based Manipulators for Cell Biology

A. Bergander, J. Breguet, R. Perez and R. Clavel, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland

16:10-16:30 3D Attitude Control System for Bio-micromanipulation

A. Kawaji, F. Arai and T. Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan

16:30-16:50 Recognizing and Tracking 3D-shaped Micro Object by Using Multiple Visions for Micromanipulation

S. Lee and G. Park, Korea University, Korea, K. Kim, D. Kim and J. Park

16:50-17:10 Dexterous Teleoperation for Micro Parts Handling

D. Kim, K. Kim and K. Kim, Microsystem Research Center Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

17:10-17:50 Report of Micro Maze Contest at Robofesta (Conference Room 2)

17:50-19:00 Beer Party (2nd floor)

September 12 (Wed.)

10:00- Laboratory Tour

Nagoya University
1, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya
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September 9 (Sun.)

International Micro Robot Joint Contest
(Authorized by RoboFesta)
Location: Todoroki Arena, Kawasaki, Kanagawa
(*All the way from Nagoya to Kawasaki)

Advance Program (tentative)

9:30- Opening
10:00- Teleoperated Micro Robot Racer
11:00- Pole Climbing Micro Mechanism
12:00- Break
13:00- Teleoperated Mountain Climbing Micro Maze Robot
14:00- Sumo Micro Mechanism
15:00- Coffee Break
15:20- Autonomous Micro Maze Robot
16:20- Dice Operating Micro Mechanism
17:20- Closing and Award Ceremony

Updated on August 3, 2001.
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